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BGL Non-Blood Test Name Prompt: Amino Acids
|Specimen Requirements||See CSF Collection Guidelines. Use second collection vial with no visible blood contamination.|
Minimum 0.5 mL CSF
This test must be ordered in conjunction with Amino Acids - Blood, with both samples collected simultaneously.
Indicate specimen type on label, and send specimen on ice in plastic vial to ACH. Send a copy of the requistion with the specimen.
Indicate specimen type on label, and freeze in plastic vial before sending to DSC. Send a copy of the requistion with the specimen.
Metabolites reported: phosphoserine, taurine, phosphoethanolamine, aspartic acid, hydroxyproline, threonine, serine, asparagine, glutamic acid, glutamine, sarcosine, alpha-aminoadipic acid, proline, glycine, alanine, citrulline, alpha-aminobutyric acid, valine, cystine, methionine, cystathionine, isoleucine, leucine, tyrosine, beta-alanine, phenylalanine, beta-aminoisobutyric acid, homocystine, gamma-aminobutyric acid, ethanolamine, hydroxylysine, ornithine, lysine, 1-methylhistidine, histidine, tryptophan, 3-methylhistidine, anserine, carnosine, arginine.
|Testing Location||ACH Biochemical Genetics Lab
|Reference Interval||Provided upon request|